The Empire Strikes Back: The Struggle to Reshape ISDS

23 Pages Posted: 30 Mar 2017

Date Written: February 16, 2017

Abstract

The Great Compact, which is the basis of ISDS, is at the heart of the contemporary international investment system. The major challenge to it now comes from Developed Countries, who seem to have lost sight of its inclusive benefits.

Keywords: ISDS, International Investment Law, Investor-state arbitration, Great Compact, Disenchantment

Suggested Citation

Reisman, W. Michael, The Empire Strikes Back: The Struggle to Reshape ISDS (February 16, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2943514 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2943514

W. Michael Reisman (Contact Author)

Yale University - Law School ( email )

P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215
United States

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